Tonight I am doing something fun. There's a knitting group that meets once a month at a restaurant in my neighborhood. They eat a little, drink a little, talk and even get a little knitting in! This will be my first time to join the group and I am really excited about meeting a whole new group of ladies. I'll share more about it tomorrow.
The Wednesday Showcase...I continue to be amazed by how this little weekly post continues to enrich my life. Sometime ago, I showcased http://www.poldapop.com/, a great blog written by the lovely Lisa. I've enjoyed watching her bloom as a sewist. Yesterday, I received a note from her with a link to a post that she did and I was delighted when I saw what she had done. Last week I did a post on drafting the Mandarin Collar. The post was done as a request from a follower who lives in Sri Lanka. Amazing, right?!!! Anyway, I received a note from Lisa saying that the post came at just the right time for her. As it turns out, she was working on a refashion project for a client and she wanted to draft a Mandarin Collar for the jacket. So here's what she did.
She is so happy with how the jacket turned out and she should be. Fabulous job!!!! You can find her post about the project here, http://www.poldapop.com/2014/04/a-most-satisfying-refashion.html. Nothing warms my heart more than knowing that I had at least a small part in helping someone learn a new skill.
Recently, I was shocked and honored to learn that Marcy Tilton had begun to follow my little blog. REALLY honored actually. Hopefully, there's not a soul out there who doesn't know about Marcy Tilton, but in the off chance that there is, I know that you will be very happy to learn about this incredible woman. She's a fabulous designer. You can find her patterns here, http://voguepatterns.mccall.com/marcy-tilton-pages-4450.php. By the way, they are all on sale for $4.99, so get them while they're hot!!!! Here's a sampling of some of her designs,
Marcy has an incredible eye for some of the most incredible fabrics. You can find her online fabric shop here, http://www.marcytilton.com/index.php?cid=903 Here's a sample of some of the things you will find there,
Gorgeous silk print.
On Marcy's blog, http://marcytiltonblog.blogspot.com/, you'll find loads of inspiration, like the pieces below from her own wardrobe.
If by chance you have never checked Marcy's world of designs, fabrics or her blog, please do so. I think you'll end up on inspiration overload!!!!
So that's it for today :)
Wherever you may be, I hope that you're day brings something new and special into your life!